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A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders governs the Foundation. We select members based on their dedication to higher education and their commitment to strengthening the mission of Century College.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Richard Brainerd, President, HR Consultant & Mahtomedi City Council; Melissa Martyr-Wagner, Vice President, NewStudio Architecture, Director of Operations; Mike Bromelkamp, Treasurer, CPA, MBA, CIA Olsen & Thielen & Co., Ltd.; Rick Lucio, Secretary, CEO/Principal Hallberg Engineering, Inc.
Jill Greenhalgh*, Executive Director of Century College Foundation; Kay Baker, Retired Community Relations Director, HealthEast; Ling Becker, Executive Director of Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation; Kate Christopher, Sculptor, former Mahtomedi School Board member; John Channon, Focal Point Coach; Russ Fleming, Partner, Bergan KDV, Tax, Audit & Accounting; Michele Jersak, Faculty, Century College; Laura Keithahn, Operations Executive of St John's Hospital; Karen Kepple, Attorney at Law, Education Law; Mary MacCarthy, Venture Center Program Manager, University of Minnesota; Greg Mueller, H.B. Fuller-Director, Global SAP; Steve Ritt, Vice President, North Star Banks; Rebecca Shavlik, Executive Director of Shavlik Family Foundation; Barbara Sheldon, Relationship Manager, Alerus Financial; Nora Slawik, Mayor, City of Maplewood; Michele Whyle, Senior Director of Client Engagement, Land O’ Lakes; Shari Wilson, Director of Marketing for the White Bear Chamber


Members Emeriti

  • Don Craighead, DHC Enterprises, Inc.
  • Gerri Hilgers, Retired, Hilgers Law Office
  • Terry Pratt, Retired, North Star Bank
  • Conrad Solberg, Forest Products Supply Co.

2018-19 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Meeting times (unless otherwise noted): 8:30 - 10:30 am

  • Thursday, September 13, E2555
  • Thursday, November 8, E2555
  • Thursday, January 10, E2555
  • Thursday, March 7, Planning Retreat: 8:00am - 1:00pm, TBD
  • Thursday, June 14, E2555

2018-19 Finance & Executive Committee Meeting Schedule

Meeting times: Finance 8 am, Executive 9 am

  • Thursday, August 16
  • Thursday, October 11
  • Thursday, December 13
  • Thursday, February 7
  • Thursday, May 17